Agriculture Engineering
Farm Machinery ::Weeding and Intercultural Implements
 

 

Cono Weeder

 

1.

Function

:

For weeding between rows of paddy crop

2.

Specification

:

 

 

i. Type

:

Manually operated

 

i. Number of rotors

:

Two

 

ii. Number of operators

:

One

 

iii. Overall dimensions

:

37 cm x 1.4 m

 

iv. Weight 

:

5 to 6 kg  

3.

General Information

:

The cono weeder has two conical rotors mounted in tandem with opposite orientation. Smooth and serrated blades mounted alternately on the rotor uproot and burry weeds because the rotors create a back and forth movement in the top 3 cm of soil, the cono weeder can satisfactorily weed in a single forward pass without a push pull movement. 

4.

Cost of the unit (approx)

:

Rs. 1500/-

5.

Salient features

:

  • Easy to operate by a single operator
  • The weeder does not sink in puddled soil
  • Field capacity 0.18 ha/day
 
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